ISBN: 9780778302438 Other reviews “We’re here,” Irys said. I looked around. The surrounding jungle bulged with life. This is the sequel to Poison Study and is the second in the Study trilogy. After the events in the first book Yelana, at the start of this, is on her way to meet her family for the (Read More)
ISBN: 9780575073784 The road the Romans made traversed North Wales a little way inland, between the weather off the Irish Sea and the mountains of Gwynedd and Powys; past the copper and the lead that the travel-hungry Empire craved. Where to start with this book’s plot summary? Cause there is a whole load going on. (Read More)
What’s this, what’s this? A post from me that’s more than a review? What’s this, what’s this? More than just an excuse? Honestly, I don’t know what it is, but you can blame JP for it. Him and his complimentary comment. I guess flattery really will get you every where Part of the reason I (Read More)
It seems increasingly likely that I really will undertake the expedition that has been occupying my imagination now for some days.
The Remains of the Day is about Stevens, a butler in a “grand old English house”. He spent his life trying to be a “great” butler in the service of Lord Darlington. With the death of Darlington he remains in Darlington Hall working for the new owner a rich American, Mr Farraday. It is at Mr. Farraday’s suggestion that Stevens, our narrator, first begins thinking about taking a short trip out into the English countryside, and to see Miss Kenton. Now Mrs. Benn she recently sent him a letter, hinting, Stevens thinks, at her unhappy marriage and her wish to return to service in Darlington Hall. On his journey Stevens reflects over his life and the changes he has seen.
ISBN: 9780552154901 A Discworld novel. LibraryThing : More reviews They lay in the dark, guarding. There was no way of measuring the passage of time, not any inclination to measure it. We first met Moist Von Lipwig back in Going Postal, now, with the Post Office running successfully Ankh-Morpork’s beloved tyrant Vetinari has another role (Read More)